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rate base

a guaranteed minimum amount or number used to compute advertising rates, as the number of subscribers to a publication.
a basic amount or number used to compute charges to a customer, as the number of monthly phone calls.
the valuation of property upon which tax rates are based. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Enter the rate of return you earn on your net rate base.
  • There are three major areas of costs that determine rates: rate base, expenses, and return.

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